Characteristics Total
(n=5,935)
M(SE)
Men
(n=2,482)
M(SE)
Women
(n=3,453)
M(SE)
P
Age (years)
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)
Waist circumference (cm)
Fasting blood sugar (mg/dL)
Triglyceride (mg/dL)
HDL Cholesterol (mg/dL)
46.21(0.37)
118.00(0.38)
76.05(0.24)
81.14(0.23)
97.48(0.41)
135.45(2.36)
51.60(0.26)
45.12(0.43)
120.17(0.42)
78.60(0.33)
83.99(0.26)
98.42(0.47)
153.45(3.06)
48.62(0.33)
47.27(0.45)
115.88(0.50)
73.56(0.27)
78.34(0.32)
96.51(0.6)
117.16(2.89)
54.62(0.33)
<0.001
<0.001
<0.001
<0.001
0.008
<0.001
<0.001
P values determined by t-test for comparison between men and women. HDL=high density lipoprotein .
Table 1: Clinical and Biochemical Characteristics of the Study Populations.